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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

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DENVER—The first annual Native American-Serving, Nontribal Institutions (NASNTI) National Summit was held July 26-27 at the Westin Denver Downtown Hotel, attracting nearly 100 higher education leaders to discuss, debate, and problem-solve issues unique to 24 Native-Serving colleges and universities, and to the tens of thousands of American Indian and Alaska Native students who attend these off-reservation institutions.

Friday, May 25, 2018

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BOULDER—Ben Cannon, executive director of Oregon’s Higher Education Coordinating Commission since 2013, has been appointed by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) commission, the governing board of the primary regional higher education agency serving a population of 80 million across 16 member states and territories.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

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BOULDER—The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) has selected three states—Arizona, Utah, and Wyoming—through a competitive RFP process to participate in its new Task Force on Closing Postsecondary Attainment Gaps.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

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MISSOULA—The commissioners of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) unanimously appointed Dr. David A. Longanecker interim president of the primary interstate higher education agency serving 16 states and territories, encompassing a Western U.S. population of 80 million, at its biannual governing meeting Tuesday in Missoula.

Monday, April 30, 2018

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BOULDER—Data Fellows for Student Success, a California State University Long Beach program that deploys institutional data in innovative and collaborative ways to support student success, was honored by the Western Academic Leadership Forum (the Forum) last Thursday at the group’s annual meeting in Vancouver, Wash.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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SEATTLE—A Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) program to aid retention and mentorship of underrepresented faculty throughout the system was honored by the Western Alliance of Community College Academic Leaders (the Alliance) at its annual meeting last Thursday in Seattle.

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